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Position at Library of Congress

From: Dianne L. van der Reyden <dvan>
Date: Thursday, July 5, 2007
Chief of Preservation Research and Testing (Supervisory Physical
Library of Congress, Washington, DC

Vacancy #070171
Salary Range: $110,363 - $143,471
Closing Date: August 2, 2007

The Preservation Directorate of the Library of Congress
<URL:> announces a new posting for Chief
of Preservation Research and Testing, effective immediately.

This is a full-time, permanent, management position at the GS-15

The Chief of the Preservation Research and Testing Division has
responsibility for developing, planning, and administering a
large-scale, comprehensive scientific preservation research and
testing program; developing practical solutions for problems
underlying preservation of the Library*s varied and extensive
collections; and administering human resource, budgetary, equipment,
and facility issues associated with managing the division.  The
Chief is responsible for overseeing a newly upgraded research lab;
hiring PhD level scientists to manage research programs for
traditional, audiovisual and digital collections; and refining and
implementing a proposed strategic plan for preservation research,
2008-2013.  The Chief supervises a newly hired Lab Manager and a
current core staff of seven, plus occasional post-doctoral students
and visiting scientists. The Chief guides an increasingly active
outreach and publication program to share research results with
libraries, archives and preservation communities worldwide.

Applicants are encouraged to apply online at
<URL:> under "View Current Jobs,"
Supervisory Physical Scientist (Vacancy  #070171)

To learn more about recent developments in the Preservation
Directorate and the Preservation Research and Testing Division
(PRTD), please see


Dianne van der Reyden
Director, Preservation Directorate
Library of Congress
Washington, DC

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Received on Thursday, 5 July, 2007

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